From: February Horse News 2015
Airowear To Sponsor British Eventing Training Classes
Airowear, one of the leading manufacturers of equestrian safety equipment have announced that they are the new title sponsor for the popular British Eventing 80 Training Class.
The company which designs innovative equestrian safety products such as their popular body protectors will be providing sponsorship one the newest British Eventing classes.
The BE Training class is aimed at young or inexperienced horses or riders with the emphasis being on a educational yet fun competition with BE accredited coaches on site at competitions who are able to offer competitors advice and support throughout their day during each of the three phases of competition which has fences at a height of 0.80m.
Airowear are part of Charles and Owen who are equally well known both for their equestrian safety equipment and technology which includes riding hats and body protectors and who have sponsored riders including Hawley Bennett Awad, Bettina Hoy, Emily Llewellyn and Allison Springer with event rider Harry Meade also currently sponsored by Airowear.
British Eventing Training 2015
British Eventing have many training classes throughout the season which normally run from March through to October.
The competition starts with a BE90 level dressage test which lasts for about 4 and a half minutes and is usually ridden on grass. The next phase is a show jumping competition where approximately 8 to 10 show jumps which will often include a double combination and several spreads within an allocated time and order.
After successfully show jumping the riders then progress to the cross country course where there are often around 18 to 25 jumping efforts of 0.80m in height which may include fences such as hedges, a ditch, a double, steps, a water crossing, drop fences rails and palisade jumps for example.